Auction 161, Lot 823


"Christie's Collectors Guides - Antique Maps", Moreland & Bannister

Subject: References

Period: 1986 (published)


Color: Printed Color

7.8 x 10.1 inches
19.8 x 25.7 cm

This is the second edition of this invaluable reference that covers map-making, cartographers, and collecting. The books lays out the history of map-making methods from the late 15th century onwards. Brief biographies of the major map-makers are included. It also provides advice for the collector on the practical aspects of collecting and care. Illustrations in B&W (168) and color (8) in 314 pages. Hardbound in blue cloth with dust jacket.


Condition: A

Contents are near fine with minor toning along the edges of the pages. There is minor rubbing to the covers and dust jacket.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $36

Closed on 2/8/2017